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A&W Restaurants to locate global headquarters in Lexington’s new industrial park at Coldstream

The new global headquarters for A&W Restaurants, Inc. — which is celebrating the centennial of its founding this year — will likely be the first company to locate in Lexington’s new industrial park at Coldstream Research Campus. Linda Gorton“We’ve put a strong plan in place to attract new business and help local businesses grow at Coldstream,” Mayor Linda Gorton said. “It’s great...

Urban County Council will try to sell lease on land where emergency center was to be built

The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council has taken the first step toward selling a long-term lease the city holds on 16 acres at Coldstream Research Campus, Mayor Jim Gray said.   The city and Commerce Lexington are working with an economic development client interested in the property. Under the terms of the proposed agreement with the client the sale would not be final until the property is...

Eastern State opens door to first patients
with relocation of 100 from previous site

The new Eastern State Hospital building is located on the campus of UK’s Coldstream Research Park. (Photo from UKNow)   By Vikki Franklin Special to KyForward   The new Eastern State Hospital has opened its doors to patients, relocating 100 patients from the previous hospital to the new $129 million, 300,000-square-foot facility located off Newtown Pike at the University of Kentucky’s...

Ribbon cut for new Eastern State facility, once nation’s second-oldest psychiatric hospital

The new Eastern State Hospital facility is located at UK’s Coldstream Research Campus in Lexington. (Photo from UKNow)   By Kristi Lopez Special to KyForward   Lexington leaders, state officials and representatives from University of Kentucky HealthCare were on hand today for a ribbon-cutting at the new Eastern State Hospital facility. The new hospital is located at UK’s Coldstream...